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Considerations of Brooks Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The aggravation of Brooks back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It does not always react positively to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s why Soft Health and Healing Clinic exists. Soft Health and Healing Clinic is here to assist Brooks back pain and neck pain patients discover an alternative that functions for their Brooks back pain relief goal.


There are lots of Brooks back pain relief plan options! New research shares some fascinating findings. Let us look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There’s no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between using Tylenol and taking powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin defends the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and blocked disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin accomplishes this. There is hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this study? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc confirmed on MRI was seen in all of 9 patients who felt back pain and sciatic leg pain, refused back surgery, and had no motor deficit! It required a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment came about in a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That is exciting news! The discs resorbed.


What makes a patient pick Brooks back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on insufficient information. The time required for a patient to make a decision may be rushed because of scheduling when the patient is one who needs time to really think about the decision. The patient’s not wanting to distress the system, disappoint the healthcare provider by refusing recommended treatment. The patient’s past experiences with treatment options as chosen by relatives or friends and the resulting good or bad outcomes. Choosing back surgery or a non-surgical treatment plan for low back and/or leg pain due to a disc herniation is a considerably complex decision. (4) It is a decision-making process Soft Health and Healing Clinic understands well, that Soft Health and Healing Clinic has assisted many Brooks chiropractic patients to make. Soft Health and Healing Clinic sees each patient as an individual case with many outside guiding factors. Equipped with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Soft Health and Healing Clinic can help with that decision process, establish a treatment plan with goals that, should they not happen as anticipated, keeps the back surgery option open should it be necessary. Take time to make a decision on Brooks back surgery for Brooks back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Soft Health and Healing Clinic has helped may Brooks back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he shares more about the decision to go forward with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your Brooks chiropractic appointment today for a Brooks back pain relief discussion of Brooks surgical and non-surgical options. Soft Health and Healing Clinic gets the frustration of back pain and is here to help you understand the options for its relief. Soft Health and Healing Clinic is your partner in Brooks back pain relief no matter the option you choose.

Brooks back surgery for a disc herniation is an option to be carefully studied before a decision is made to proceed.  
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